A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Re-investigate 2008 Mumbai terror attacks case, put Hafiz Saeed on trial, India tells Pakistan: While New Delhi also wants LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi tried in the matter, Islamabad wants Indian witnesses to record their statements first.
  2. ‘Life in UP short and uncertain’, Modi quotes from state government website to mock Akhilesh Yadav: The prime minister had referred to the site’s health section, which has since been taken down.
  3. Price of non-subsidised LPG raised by Rs 86, the steepest such hike ever in India: Subsidised cooking gas saw a marginal increase of 13 paise to now cost Rs 434.93 per 14.2-kg cylinder.
  4. Government will provide security to Gurmehar Kaur, says Kiren Rijiju: The minister said he had directed the police to identify those issuing online threats to the 20-year-old Delhi University student.
  5. Donald Trump’s pick for intelligence chief shocked by Isro’s 104-satellite launch: Dan Coats made the statement during his confirmation hearing for the position.
  6. Days before Manipur elections, BJP’s Imphal office vandalised, party blames Congress: Senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said police did not take action despite being present when the violence was taking place.
  7. HDFC Bank hikes cash transaction fees, limits number of free deposits, withdrawals to four: The move, already adopted by ICICI and Axis Bank, is reportedly part of the transition to a cashless economy, officials said.
  8. Isha Foundation did not have approval to construct Shiva statue, says Tamil Nadu government: An official of the Town and Country Planning department said a lock and seal order against the organisation was imposed in 2012.
  9. Narendra Modi takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi, corrects his misquoted tweet on ‘coconut juice’: The Congress accused the prime minister of feeding the voters in Manipur with lies.
  10. Pakistan created terror outfits, monster now devouring creator, India tells UN: The disturbance in Jammu and Kashmir is cross-border terrorism aided and abetted by Islamabad, said India’s permanent representative Ajit Kumar.